Installing IEC in Infor ION Grid

Use this procedure to install Infor Enterprise Collaborator application in a grid for the first time. If you have already installed a previous version of EC application in grid, proceed to upgrade to the latest available EC version.

Note: 

Install only one EC Server instance for every grid environment to avoid errors on duplicate installation.

Before you can install EC in a grid, you must complete these prerequisites:

Use this procedure:

Installing IEC in Infor ION Grid

  1. In LCM, select Actions > Install Product.

    The Install window is displayed.

  2. Select Infor Enterprise Collaborator <version> and click Next.
  3. Select the grid instance where to install IEC.
  4. Click Next.

    The Application Name window is displayed.

  5. Specify this information:
    Application Name

    Specify a descriptive name for this grid application.

    For example: EC Server

    Description

    Specify an optional brief description for this installation.

  6. Click Next.

    The Grid Host window is displayed. The grid default hosts are selected by default based on your installation set up.

    Note: 

    By default, EC_Process node will run on all Grid hosts.

  7. On Grid Host window, specify this information:
    MapGen Host

    Select a host machine for the EC_MapGen Node.

    By default, this hosts is automatically derived from your EC Server Host selection earlier.

    EC_UI Host

    Select a host machine for the EC_UI Host Node.

    By default, this hosts is automatically derived from your EC Server Host selection earlier.

    Central File Location Host

    Select a host machine for the EC_Central Node.

    By default, this hosts is automatically derived from your EC Server Host selection earlier.

    Central File Path

    Click Select to specify the complete path to the Central File folder location. The Central File is a local folder in the Central File Location host machine.

    Use the Central File folder remote file chooser.

    1. Select the location where you want to browse for the CF folder.

    2. Navigate to the CF folder path.

    3. Click OK to continue.

  8. Click Next.

    The Database information window is displayed.

    Note: 

    Refer to your EC database set-up details.

  9. On the Server information group, select the Database server that you defined earlier.
  10. On the Database User Information group, type the database user and password that you defined earlier.
  11. Click Next.

    The M3 API Information window is displayed.

  12. On Select M3 BE Environment, specify this information:

    You can select to install the BE now or configure to use BE later.

    BE Installation

    Select the BE installation to use.

    - Or -

    Select Manual Configuration to perform BE configuration later.

    BE Environment

    Select the BE environment to use.

  13. On the API Information group, specify this information:
    Note: 

    If you are not prepared with the details to indicate in these fields, select Manual Configuration in the previous step, then configure the BE and API later. Refer to movex.properties located in the actual BE environment for the API details.

    API Ref Name

    Specify the API reference name.

    API Port

    By default, this field is auto-filled based on your selected BE Installation.

    Host Name

    Specify the host name of the BE Environment.

    Note: 

    If you selected a BE Environment to use, this field will be auto-filled with a value corresponding to your selected BE Environment.

    User

    Specify the username to access the BE Environment.

    Password

    Specify the password to access the BE Environment.

    Encoding IANA

    This is auto-filled.

    Use Proxy

    Select this to specify the proxy connection to use. You may need to use a proxy connection because of firewalls and NATed networks settings.

    Note: 

    This information specified in this API is the same as with the information in the Partner Admin M3 API Communication fields. If changed, the values specified here will replace the values in the Partner Admin M3 API Communication fields. The corresponding <APIMapper.mi.*properties>(application) is also populated.

  14. Click Next.

    The Summary page is displayed.

  15. Review the information and click Finish to complete the installation.

    After you click Finish, LCM copies the EC Config files to the Central File Folder.

  16. When the task is finished, successful installation dialog appears. Click OK or View log.

    EC application is now installed in your selected grid node.